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SFGTV
Jan 26, 2013 1:00am PST
your thoughts around healthcare cost overall. question today, rising healthcare costs accumulating with fiscal liabilities represent significant challenge. >> our obligations for providing quality and affordable health care for our city employees without jeopardizing the city's fiscal solvency is a priority of mine in the challenge that we have to take together. this year will spend 574 million dollars for the health care of our current employees retirees and dependents, about seven point eight percent of our city spending. in addition to annual bending for healthcare we have an equally significant issue on the horizon. the unfunded cost of paying for healthcare for all current employees once they retire. last november 2012 the city assessed our retiree health-care obligations an estimated the unfunded liability to be 4.4 billion dollars. over the past several years we have taking a number of important steps to address the structural budget issues associated with employee benefits in healthcare. in 2008 the city passed proposition c, charter amendment that lengthen the amount of ti
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 10:00am EST
and time again with dental care, mental health, and other healthcare issues, the groups that need healthcare the most are the least likely to receive it. the good news is 11 months from now we will be providing health insurance to dirty million more americans are the affordable care act. -- dirty million more americans are the affordable care act. we do not know how we will provide primary health care to those americans who will now have health insurance. let me rattle off some statistics that should be of concern to the congress and to all americans. not widely known, approximately 45,000 people every single year die in the united states of america because they do not have health insurance and they do not get to a dr. in time. 45,000 americans. according to the health resources and service administration, we need 16,000 primary care practitioners to meet the need that exists today with a ratio of one provider to 2000 patients. over 52,000 our merry care physicians will be needed by 2025 -- primary care physicians will be needed by 2025. over half of patient visits are for primary
CW
Jan 25, 2013 10:00pm PST
obtained a list of san francisco restaurants that are not following the city's healthcare law. the long list. sharon tells us they are charging customers extra, but not giving all that extra money back to employees who deserve it. >> when you dine out in san francisco, you pay a little extra to help fund the worker's healthcare, but the city attorney says dozens of restaurants aren't using all that money for their employees. some people find it hard to swallow. >> i think it's terrible. as it is, the waiters and staff are letting off tips and don't normally get full benefits. >> they can stop charging 4.5% on my bill. >> san francisco city attorney is telling 50 restaurants to clean up their act in three months. >> by doing so, they can avoid litigation by my office for consumer fraud. >> we don't know which of the city's thousands of restaurants are under investigation, but we obtained a list of 100 who have taken more money than they paid out. in 2011, chef michael collected more than half a million dollars in healthcare surcharges. actually spent about $200,000 for employee's healthc
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
healthcare in the coming legislative session, i believe we all agree that we want and need a healthier south carolina. and no one can deny that this administration, working with legislators like representative murrell smith and senator thomas alexander has made health a priority. we started 2011 with the medicaid budget out of balance and we brought it under control. we started with one of the lowest rates of insured children in the country and now south carolina is recognized for adopting leading edge strategies to reach more children. we started with mental health and addictive disorder programs, hobbled by cuts and together we've reinvested in both. we started with a medicaid program that required little accountability for quality or cost and we've demanded better value. these are success we should celebrate. but let us ask a simple question. are taxpayers getting the most health for the money they spend on healthcare? my answer is no. not by a long shot. we spend more money for health services per person than any nation on earth. year after year, we devote a larger and la
KICU
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
place? > > the old stalwarts are always going to be there. you have healthcare, you have education. the key is, people don't know what that means. do i need to be a nurse, do i need to be a doctor, do i need to be a teacher? but the answer really is, if you are in customer service in healthcare, can you do data analysis in healthcare? can you do technology for the software programs that are in healthcare? a lot of it is the population going out and getting retrained in order to take the jobs that are needed. > so technology, that mantra is you really have to be training yourself for the jobs of the day. they're not around anymore, the kind of jobs that used to be. > > it's a different world. everything is different, right? styles change, jobs change. the problem is, if you have been doing the same thing for 20 years, 15 years, 30 years, and you're unemployed, the odds are you probably weren't that good at it to begin with. > tell me about temporary workers, temp-to-full-time. what about contractors? > > temping contracting is really bigger than it's been in the past five, six, seve
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm EST
about the healthcare panel that was created. we will figure out how to get around the doctor's shortage and so on and obama care and other reasons as well. the council was supposed to keep us honest and make sure the president listens to the recommendation and they were with obama care. if they never get the support they never meet and wind up defunct. >> a lot of what inner circles like, counselor you have not been gone from washington, d.c. for so long you don't know why people put these commissions together put heat off when they are weak like the president's healthcare law or in this case the job situation, or just look busy. in washington we have a commission equals we are not going to do anything on this. you hear the phrase blue ribbon commission. >> they were looking into it. as far as solutions go that or the jobs crisis we will see. chris, thanks. >>> on the same days we learn about the demise of the job's council we are getting a few key economic reports first jobless claims. the number of americans filing for unemployment claims went up sharply last week up some 38,
Current
Feb 1, 2013 3:00am PST
anywhere. you have a new article that came out this morning, just dropped. >> sure. >> about healthcare and jobs and it's so timely. the fact that 10 minutes away from job numbers. you are not going anyway either. grab that cup of coffee get the newspaper and hang out with me i promise. richard fowler filling in for bill press. right back after this break. >> this is "the full court press: the bill press show," live on your radio and on current tv. young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. (vo) current tv gets the converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on curr
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 3:00pm EST
issued everyone the same statements the same lines about climate change and mandates and healthcare. i didn't see any of the pamphlets. maybe it was some sort of a chip activated as soon as you walked through security. it was incredible. no one was able to think their own thoughts or articulate something original. that was why it was boring. >> i am glad i wasn't there. since he plans to stop climate change and provide more health insurance yet make no cuts to medicare or social security or much of anything, where is the money going to come from. the crowd didn't see a problem with that. >> he's a big spending president how does he curtail that. >> he's not the spending president. bush spent so much mown nobody said anything. >> he's not? >> no, i don't think so. >> have you looked at the -- >> i would like to differ with you on that. >> you can like to differ but it's not true. >> it is true when you look at how much -- if you look at how much president bush spends it is more than what obama spends. >> it took 8 years to get the united states where it is now it will take another 8 yea
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 2:00am EST
headed? government pays for the healthcare, they can decide who lives or dies based on what behavior they dislike. if you can't be penalized to lose weight, to quote the piece why not just let the health sinners die? annual healthcare cost are roughly $96 billion for smokers and $147 billion for the obese, the government says. that is the big point. the government says. when everyone else pays for your care withholding care is their call. your death improves the bottom line. one way time to prove the care, resources is eliminate the bioethicist. it never met one and i would like to keep that it way. i'm sure you feel the same. invite them to camp david. i'm sure the president could use a few running targets. we'll tell them it's the fox news company picnic. danas for you look at raxing of care in the u.k. it's inevitable someone will get a new hip or who doesn't. >> dana: where did you get that line? guest from you. you said ask me that question. >> dana: i said add it to the monologue because it's brilliant point. there is a limited amount of resources. they can tax everybody howeve
CBS
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
following the city's healthcare law, and the list is long. they are charging customers extra, but not giving all that extra money to the employees who it's supposed to go to. >> reporter: when you dine out in san francisco, you pay a little extra to help fund the workers healthcare, but the city attorney says dozens of restaurants aren't using all that money for their employees. some people find it hard to swallow. >> i think it's terrible. as it is, the waiters and staff are living off tips and don't normally get full benefits. >> they can stop charging 4.5% on my bill if it's not going to the right place. >> reporter: san francisco city attorney is telling 50 restaurants to clean up their act in three months. >> by doing so, they can avoid litigation by my office for consumer fraud. >> reporter: we don't know which of the city's thousands of restaurants are under investigation, but we've obtained a list of 100 who reported they have taken far more money than they have paid out in employee health costs. in 2011, chef michael minas' group collected more than half million dollars i
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 9:00am EST
other institutions we will make sure our troops and their families get the healthcare, job opportunities, and education they have earned and deserve, just as i did when i coauthored the post 9/11 gi bell. with senators. this includes focusing on the mental heflt our fighting force. no one who volunteers to foyt and die for this country should h-fr feel lik ever feel like they have nowhere to turn. that is unacceptable in this country. in my 12 years in the senate my one guiding principle on every security decision i made, and every vote i cast was always this. simply this. is our policy worthy of our troops and their families and the sacrifices that we ask them to make? that same question will guide me if i am confirmed as secretary of defense. our men and women in uniform and their families must never doubt that their leaders' first priority is them. i believe my record of leadership on veterans' issues over the years going back to my service in the veteran's administration under president reagan demonstrates my rock-solid commitment to our veterans and their families. we
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
broke the story exclusively >>> eating out in san franciscan mean you will pay extra for a healthcare surcharge. we broke this story exclusively several months ago that restaurants were collecting cash from customers but not making it available to employees. our investigation first uncovered a few restaurants that were breaking the law. today, we're learning from the city attorney the problem is more widespread. part of the dining experience in san francisco is paying a little more to help cover your server's healthcare. >> we're here today to announce -- >> reporter: but according to the city attorney, many restaurants will be breaking the law. he is now telling nearly 50 of them to clean up their acts or get charged with fraud. >> they charge surcharges to be in compliance with san francisco's universal healthcare law but use little or none of the funds to provide healthcare benefits to employees. >> reporter: he won't disclose the names of the restaurants under investigation but sent out warning letters giving them three months to come forward. we have obtained a list of nearly 100
LINKTV
Jan 31, 2013 3:00pm PST
, about universal healthcare, and who should get that... should that be extended to the entire population? i think a good place to start is with the children. my god, we should be trying to take care of our children. you know, the issues about adults are very complex, and, you know-- many adults-- the reasons they're unhealthy are because of things they do themselves or do to themselves. but kids are incredibly vulnerable, and i would think it would have to be a priority of ours to try and protect and ensure their health. marc shiffman: there are too many people out there... who are senior citizens-- fixed low income. medicare is their only insurance, and as they get older, as they get sicker, as they need more medications, they are having to make difficult choices. - hi. how are you doing today? - hello, mrs. phillips. - how are you? - it's good to see you. my social worker spends some time almost every day calling up drug companies, filling out forms to get special dispensations for medications. people break pills in half to stretch them, or they just go without because they'
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am PST
stems from the healthcare law and basically says that supermarkets have tollable all kinds of foods. they are get in big trouble if they don't. basically something that is unpackaged. from a bakery or the favorite cupcakes. the salad and food bars and hot bars out there. basically you have to label everything or what happens. >> if you don't label it supermarkets face thousands of dollars worth of fines and executives at supermarkets could be put in federal jails. >> shannon: you can go to jail if you don't label the foods correctly under the federal regulation? >> that is absolutely right. a sweeping regulation that affects thousands items in the supermarket. because of this we could see a number of items going away. i can guarantee that you that shoppers will see higher prices at the register. >> shannon: how does this work essentially? stems from the healthcare law but my understanding is this comes from the food and drug administration which has admitted that this didn't necessarily extend to supermarkets and grocery stores but they decided they are going to. >> that is absolute
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm PST
marriage and healthcare but has done nothing to help this economy. and when you look at what jack will you and rob neighbors and gene sprawling did in the summer of 2011, are you shock wed have had this anemic recovery? and we're not in a recovery. near a recession. >> one more quarter and we're in a technical recession as well. one more quarter of negative. let's talk about this for a little bit. so, what we really need is growth to come back into the economy. for me, ronald reagan, margaret thatcher, said let people keep more of their own money and then people invest in their businesses or invest in themselves go out to dinner, a movie. thatthat's economic growth. >> you're absolutely correct. and look, the numbers are clear. if we were growing at three to four, five%, which is not out of the realm of possibility, happened under ronald reagan -- we could grow our way out of this problem. eric, you're not going to be able to tax your way out or cut your way out of this. we have to create growth. how could we create going to? unfortunately the head of the imf told us we need confidence
WETA
Jan 28, 2013 6:30pm EST
as a way to trim healthcare costs. one of the beneficiaries has been watson pharmaceuticals. ruben ramirez reports. >> reporter: watson pharmaceuticals has a new name and a new logo. the world's third-largest generic drug maker changed its name to actavis, a company watson bought last fall. c.e.o. paul bisaro says its no stranger to growth through acquisitions. >> in the short-term we'll be looking for add-on acquisitions whether it's in the branded space where we continue to be very aggressive in the areas of women's health and urology trying to find new therapies we can bring to market. i think a bigger transaction for us would probably await 2014, or 2015. >> reporter: with acquisitions come redundancies, actavis is cutting jobs and moving operations out of its original corona, california facility. >> most of the products that are manufactured in that facility will be moving to our florida facility or our elizabeth, n.j. facility, so there will be some additional increases in people in those facilities. we'll also be moving to some overseas locations. >> reporter: investors have
CBS
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm EST
trim healthcare costs. one of the beneficiaries has been watson pharmaceuticals. ruben ramirez reports. >> reporter: watson pharmaceuticals has a new name and a new logo. the world's third-largest generic drug maker changed its name to actavis, a company watson bought last fall. c.e.o. paul bisaro says its no stranger to growth through acquisitions. >> in the short-term we'll be looking for add-on acquisitions whether it's in the branded space where we continue to be very aggressive in the areas of women's health and urology trying to find new therapies we can bring to market. i think a bigger transaction for us would probably await 2014, or 2015. >> reporter: with acquisitions come redundancies, actavis is cutting jobs and moving operations out of its original corona, california facility. >> most of the products that are manufactured in that facility will be moving to our florida facility or our elizabeth n.j. facility, so there will be some additional increases in people in those facilities. we'll also be moving to some overseas locations. >> reporter: investors have seen a n
SFGTV2
Jan 27, 2013 10:30pm PST
healthcare system to the extraordinary standards of excellence it once enjoyed. over my shoulder here you can see the u.s. capitol building. in that building 535 elected representatives from every corner of america come together to debate the issues of the day. they are men and women from every religious, ethnic and family background. i look forward to watching libya develop equally strong institutions of government. education and healthcare are just two of the many areas where i see opportunities for close partnership between the united states and libya. i look forward to exploring those as we work together to build a free democratic prosperous libya. see you soon. >>> good afternoon, everyone. i'm an san francisco mayor ed lee. i want to welcome you from the bay area, from all over the country to san francisco's city hall. today we honor and celebrate ambassador john christopher stevens in this civic celebration of his life. i thank the stevens family for hosting this celebration here. amongst his many friends, his family, his colleagues from around the world who continue to reremem
PBS
Jan 26, 2013 5:00am PST
own healthcare decisions to come talk about their resolve in the face of fierce opposition from the right. jessica gonzÁlez-rojas is executive director of the national latina institute for reproductive health. she is an adjunct professor of latino and latin american studies at the city university of new york and has taught courses on reproductive rights, gender, and sexuality. lynn paltrow is founder and executive director of national advocates for pregnant women. she has served as a senior staff attorney at the aclu's reproductive freedom project and recently published this study in the american journal of public health, "roe v. wade and the new jane crow." welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> before we get to what you're up against 40 years after roe versus wade, i want to ask you a question from your own experience, long experience in both cases of working with women. what does compulsory childbearing mean to a woman? what are the effects of knowing that you are not free to decide for yourselves whether to become a mother or not? >> well, we know that when abortio
FOX News
Feb 1, 2013 3:00pm PST
opt out of the obamacare mandate of female contraceptive in the healthcare plan. instead insurers will be required to provide coverage, including standard birth control and items like the morning after pill. the white house says the modifications meet president obama's overarching goals. >> we had to ensure the women have access to preventative services like contraception. the policy also respects religious beliefs. >> catholic league bill donahue held the announcement as a sign of good will toward the catholic community. because the private sector firms with religious objections are not covered by the proposal and many insurance firms are apt to shift the absorbed cost back to employers anyway, even if they are not for profit, catholic schools, charity or hospitals, all other groups dismissed the latest h.h.s. move as window dressing. >> religious charities like catholic charities are not off the hook today. on the contrary, they are forced to contract with a third party to still provide objectionable products like abortion inducing drugs for employees. today's accommodation is anothe
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm EST
partners organized labor is not happy with some parts of the healthcare overhaul. chief national correspondent jim angle tells us why. >> as obama care gets closer to implementation, supporters are finding unanticipated problems. >> obamacare was put together by special interest. there was nobody making sure all the parts fit. now we are finding all kind of loopholes and problems. >> now some unions are finding they will be hurt, not helped by the law. contrary to predictions. >> the affordable care aband even other efforts happening in the private sector have the potential to bring down costs. >> obamacare will force them to buy expensive coverage driving up the cost. competing firms with fewer than 50 workers are not required to provide insurance and they will have lower operating cost and the workers get general subsidy to buy coverage. >> unions will pay more for the members and they will compete against people, get generous subsidies from the federal government. they don't like that. >> another oddity in the bill is many poor people are not covered. >> the law as drafted ant
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 6:00am EST
13,000 pages. this will restrict our ability in life-saving medical devices. that is just healthcare. now the president is implementing his agenda. we will see that the benefits are far less than advertised. the costs of this agenda are huge. we spend when chilean dollars more than we take in each year. we spend $1 trillion more than we taken each year. we cannot keep that up. that is a moment where our economy stalls. we will have to convince the country to change course. we had to reform entitlements. we had to revisit the healthcare law. clearly president obama does not want us to get that chance. he want his last two years to look just like his first two years of his presidency. it was to perpetuate progressive government for at least a generation. why? he thinks it is the right and to do. to do that, he needs to delegitimize the republican party and house republicans, in particular. he will try to divide us. he will try to get us to fight with each other, question each other so we do not challenge him. if we play into his hands, we will betray the voters who supported us in the
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 11:30am EST
constitution. food stamps and fema and epa and healthcare and all of the other money is found no where in the constitution . it is it basically taxing people's lives . until congress gets that out of their head when they tax and borrow, they are hurting individual americans . it is getting out of the control. >> congressman can why gree we have a spending problem and not a revenue. >> we have. as the commission said we should do spending reductions and two dollars of every tax dollar . if i could. there are stow many, look at glaxco smith kline . 7 years they had hid from the fda. >> let's stay on topic congressman. stay on topic. wayne, let a talk about we sphent 5.8 trillion in the last four years and what do we have for it . a negative gdp growth this quarter . i say we have a spending problem. >> of course, we have a sphending problem. with all due respect, congressman, you do i want address it and no one stands up in congress and says this. it jumpt continues . for example, thape push would off the cliff again and they have to do . somebody has to stand up and have guts if you wil
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 10:00am PST
about the future of healthcare after the top experts told congress yesterday a shortage of doctors is already compromising care at some of our bigs hospitals. they are predicting this is about to get a whole lot worse than the coming months. dr. siegel is next. >> two of america's popular frozen pizzas may be joining you. >> new concerns over the future of healthcare after the top medical experts yesterday warned the u.s. senate about the growing doctor shortage in america. here is some of what they had to say. >> as we have heard today nearly $10 million is spent by the federal government to support these hospitals. currently we have no planning in place to actually meet the needs of our population of the united states with regard to a physician work force. >> it is estimated 30 million americans will gain coverage through medicaid and/or health insurance exchange. 130 million will still remain uninsured. we strongly support the coverage expansions which open the door to a broader healthcare system with many of our patients. we know well coverage alone doesn't equate to access. >> th
Current
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked to my rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbrel can help relieve pain, stiffness, and stop joint damage. because enbrel, etanercept suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections tuberculosis lymphoma, other cancers, and nervous system and blood disorders have occurred. before starting enbrel your doctor should test you for tuberculosis and discuss whether you've been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. don't start enbrel if you have an infection like the flu. tell your doctor if you're prone to infections, h
FOX News
Feb 1, 2013 10:00am PST
. >> thank you for that update. [ laughter ] >> nice to see you. >> the president's healthcare law was supposed to make it more affordable but a glitch, so called glitch in the system could price many families out of healthcare. how did it happen? dr. mark siegle has answers for us. a fiery meeting as a new look what americans are saying about the government versus personal freedom. >> when angry people get together, this new york area. >> obviously -- assault weapons -- >> what is the penalty if you do not register. there are a lot of people setting up the news starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. >> allison: there is a new problem as the government implements a new
FOX Business
Jan 31, 2013 9:20am EST
trying to shift that back on to the federal healthcare system. so i would say that that is a tactic that they will possibly look for. the problem is that the united states can't afford it either. at some point the passing of the buck has to stop with somebody because somebody has to pay for it and nobody has any money. stuart: carol, i want you to stay there for a second. this is a nonfinancial story but very much chicago related. just one week after she performed at president obama's inauguration, a teenager from chicago was killed in a shooting. the unintended victim of a stray bullet. she was with a group of friends in a park taking cover from the rain when a man opened fire on the group. she was shot in the back. the white house says that president obama and his family's thoughts and prayers are with the family. carol, you live in chicago. i have to ask, where really is the president on this? thoughts and prayers with the family? okay. what else is he doing? >> well, listen, stuart, you know, if he was going to be here on this, he would have to be here every day because this story ha
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 11:00pm EST
choice for healthcare, and you can keep your private insurance you want it, at the time someone should have pointed out, wait a minute, if people don't have any choice what happens to their healthcare, their employer will decide. 200 million people have healthcare taken through employer paid insurance? so what choice do you and i if if we're working for dupont, what happens to our choices? now you know it costs a thousand per worker to insure a worker with health care and the government fine if you don't follow it is $2,000. so it's a perfect incentive to move more people off private insurance and health and human services as sebelius said, the private healthcare insurance industry is in a death spiral. of course they're in a death spiral. that the intention. if you eliminate then it's easier to move to singing-payer system which president obama has said, this is his goal and might take five, seven, eight, ten years. >> we're going next to ken and then alex and robert and then alicia, tom, chris, and lauren fox toned. >> i have to be out of here by 1:00. >> we will have a lovely lunch
FOX Business
Jan 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
. healthcare massive in this country as we know about healthcare costs. >> people upset about this kate upton ad. she is not using a bikini or using herself as a sponge. >> pretty girl tries to sell car. this happened through out. >> really? >> are you outraged? >> i am outraged about the money fraudulently going to prisoners. about the super bowl advertising. it is a carnival of distractions. >> the 124 million being blown on people who shouldn't get the money. the media out there says you know what you guys are ridiculous to make a stink about this. this adds up. what do you make of that? >> i will give you another number. 787 million which is the number that a recent inspector general report found went out in 2010 in graed lent fraudulent tax refunds to people in prison in this country. almost a billion dollars. three quarters of a billion dollars in fraudulent tax refunds. >> here we go. >> that should be an outrage. >> right. the president and the democrats time and again, lindsey before getting that money in they are saying we want to raise your taxes. they should be tighter
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 12:30am EST
cross blue shield of massachusetts looks at care health -- healthcare costs. she spoke at an event hosted by national journal in washington. this is just over two hours. >> good morning. i want to welcome you to the summit in building a higher performing medicare system. in addition to the folks in the room, welcome to the live stream viewers who are watching at national journal.com. i will ask if you take a moment to please silence your cell phones. we want this to be a lively discussion. we welcome your comments and your suggestions via twitter at hash tag medicare. we ask that you stake your names and your organization before asking a question. this policy summit would not be possible without the medical association. we have dr. james who served as executive vice president and ceo. he was an accomplished medical position and medical scientists of pathology and laboratory medicine before assuming a distinguished professorship and deanship at the university of chicago school of medicine. dr. madera. [applause] >> well, thank you. good morning and welcome. in the news gallery in he
ABC
Feb 2, 2013 5:00am PST
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FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 4:00pm EST
. what were you trying to get at? >> he said we had a healthcare spending program but whether he told the speaker boehner, it's really not surprising that carney wouldn't quote from a private conversation but he strongly suggested that president obama doesn't believe we have a spending program outside of entitlement programs. >> what is also true non-defense discretionary spending, putting aside defense and entitlements is the lowest level since dwight eisenhower. so, you know, the president has been serious about spending cuts. he signed into law $2.5 trillion in spending cuts. he wants to do more as long as we do it in a balanced way. >>> the affordable care act was to slow the growth of medicare but one way to expand healthcare coverage was to add more people to medicaid. although he did more programs, he did propose the deal speaker boehner turned down on 2011 for virtually all house republicans rejected it and even some democrats are not very enthusiastic about it. >> eric: thank you very much. the white house and democrats pushing for more tax revenues amid all of this? two democrat
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 5:00am EST
off workers largely because of the cost they will occincur from ob healthcare. if that trend takes hold we are in trouble. we are living in an interesting time. we have a popular president a bad bad economy and everybody paying more taxes. doesn't add up. pardon the pun. >> a new "washington post" poll says 57 americans have a favorable opinion of president obama. that's a three-year high. >> it's time to brew on this. i am sure we all worked with this kind of person in our lives. the know it all person. turns out they might not just annoy you but they could ruin your super bowl party on sunday. >> a recent survey finds 52 percent of adults feel the know it all is the worst super bowl guest. close runner up the remote dominator the social butterfly an the super fan that am coulds decked out in the uniform. >> and screams through out the whole party. >> what is the worst house guest? tweet them or e-mail them to us. >>> ronald reagan's boyhood home is getting a lot of tanks because it is about to meet the wrecking ball in order to make way for a brand new building in honor of presid
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
. lawmakers are concerned about 30 million new patients entering the system as the new healthcare reform act continues to be implemented. and today a senate panel heard testimony from doctors on the shortage of primary care physicians and some possible solutions. one doctor said the problem often starts in med school because teachers advise students to become specialists. >> you're too intelligent, you're too smart to go into primary care. that culture is toxic and it's out there. we need to worry about it it. >> specialists often get paid twice as much as primary care physicians. one suggestion is a pay scale adjustment. lawmakers hope to come up with proposals. >> amazon is reporting fourth quarter profits. the profits fell 45% to $97 million. despite the loss, shares of amazon rose sharply. they were up almost $28. >>> a twitter hoax caused a roller coaster of trading today for audience. the hoax tweet alleged the company was being investigated by the department of justice for fraud charges. seconds later shares of audience plunged more than 25%. you can see the drop here in this graph. n
Current
Jan 25, 2013 10:00pm PST
. >> until campaigns become as important as jobs and healthcare and clean air then it will always be a secondary issue and they will vote based on those larger issues. and the campaign finance issue has become such a sort of cynical response by the public that they're not going to vote on that. they're going to vote for the politician who is going to help them get their kid a better education or get their mother in a better situation for elder care facility. >> gavin: the frustration for me is you've got extraordinary people. i really believe this in politics who are trapped by an extraordinarily bad system you saw this with president obama who said i can't stand these super pacs but realized you cannot unilaterally disarm if you're in this game, and he would be crushed and rolled over. how do we reconcile that. good people trapped in a bad system. how do we ultimately manifest that. >> well, i think you need someone who breakaway and who will understand, and i believe this to be true, if they say i will not take super pac money that the people who hate the campaign finance system will
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am EST
want to back away or take charge? with a degree in the field of healthcare or nursing from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to advance your career while making a difference in the lives of patients. let's get started at capella.edu. i use bounce outdoor fresh sheets because they're just that much fresher and they help keep static off in the cold so my clothes will never embarrass me. mommy, i dressed the snowman! how do you get your bounce? less static year-round. she can't always move the way she wants. now you can. with stayfree ultra thins. flexible layers move with your body while thermocontrol wicks moisture away. keep moving. stayfree. >>> well, it was a fast and furious kind of moment at miami international airport. instead of planes, 12 lamborghinis whizzed through the runway. the italian automaker introduced its latest model by showing it can travel master than a plane at takeoff, easily getting up to 190 miles per hour. and capable of going 217. the price tag, just a mere $445,000. >>> and now, for a look at morning road conditions. a wet commute from seattle
CNN
Feb 3, 2013 7:00am EST
you want to back away or take charge? with a degree in the field of healthcare or nursing from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to advance your career while making a difference in the lives of patients. let's get started at capella.edu. >>> welcome back to cnn sunday morning. good morning, washington, nice shot of the white house there this morning. looks like a little bit of a dusting of snow in the background there. probably pretty cold in d.c. the president heading where it's even colder tomorrow to minneapolis. i think it was minus 14 with the wind chill there yesterday. so, he is going to be pitching his gun control plan tomorrow in minneapolis. >>> we're following breaking news this morning on the shooting death of a former navy s.e.a.l. known as the deadliest sniper in u.s. history. cnn has confirmed that 38-year-old chris kyle was killed yesterday along with 35-year-old chad littlefield at a gun range near ft. worth, texas. these are pictures of kyle taken from the security company he founded after leaving the navy. the gunman accused of the shooting has be
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am PST
field of healthcare or nursing from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to advance your career while making a difference in the lives of patients. let's get started at capella.edu. >>> and it is time to check "the pulse," stories you'll be talking about today. starting with a movie deal that would make ari gold proud. >> my favorite story of the day. i'm a huge fan of this. warner brothers is giving the green light to a movie version of the hit hbo show "entourage." deals are in the works to bring back the whole gang, vince, e., turtle, drama, and everyone's favorite agent, ari gold. the series wrapped up back in september 2011. hard to believe it's been that long. it went for about eight seasons. the movie will pick up six months after the finale, a shooting date has not yet been set. a cliff hanger when the show was over. ari got the big deal to run the studio. he was tempted between that job and his marriage. >> i hope it's a good movie. >> unlike others. >> i liked "sex and the city" movie one and two. >> and two? >> that's right. >> we'll debate that after the show.
FOX News
Feb 1, 2013 11:00am EST
, though 9,000 government jobs were lost. most of the gains in healthcare and retail, though manufacturers added -- had a small gain. november and desiree viciouse and desire december december revisions. that is 200,000 private sector jobs each of the past three months. the economy added 180,000 jobs a month the past two years, which is 170,000 jobs a month less than many economists if not most economists would like to see, jon. jon: what is the republican reaction to all this. >> reporter: john boehner questioned the president's decision not to renew the khaert of hi charter of his job's council. they didn't think much of the recommendation other than to fast track the keystone pipeline. john boehner said, quote this is the wrong time for president obama to scrap his job's council and delay his budget. month after month we see the same thing, high unemployment and more debt. 12million americans are still unemployed and it's been that way for far too long. the president's advisers say it's also the wrong time for the threat to let across the board spending cuts take the place
WETA
Feb 1, 2013 6:30pm EST
healthcare, the budget fight and profit potential, as reforms take hold with former senator tom daschle and former health and human services chief donna shalala. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r." >> susie: february got off to an exuberant start here at the new york stock exchange today. the dow broke through the 14,000 level. it's the first time that's happened since before the financial crisis in 2007. traders say the recent rally in diin individual investors into the market. by the closing bell, the blue chips were up almost 150 points to 14,009. &p 1t add 15 poins. one catalyst pushing stocks higher: decent data about jobs. american businesses added 1,000 jobs last month but the unem1oyment rate edged up to 7.9%. even though the january report r was a bit disappointing, job growth in the priwoou ts months was revised higher. suzanne pratt has more. >> reporter: stuck in neutral. that seems to be the best cliche for the u.s. job market, right now. the nation's unemployment rate has been lurking just around 8% for the last six months. and, the number of news jobs created is barely
PBS
Feb 3, 2013 10:00am PST
groups friday in the ongoingispute over the controversial "contraception mandate" in the healthcare law. under the new proposed rules, faith-based nonprofit employers with religious objections would not have to cover free contraceptive services for their employees. instead, the insurer or another third-party would provide the coverage at no cost to either the employee or the nonprofit. the new rules would widen the number of groups exempted from the mandate, although religious for-profits would still have to comply. some religiousroups said they were satisfied with the new rules, but others remained concerned. the u.s. catholic bishops said they are studying the proposal. >>> also this week, president obama made a strong push for comprehensive immigration reform this week, as did some members of the senate, who presented their own bipartisan plan. faith groups across the religious spectrum praised both efforts, saying legislation should be passed without delay. in recent months, religious leaders have led an aggressive campaign for immigration reform. >> for us, for many of us who a
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 5:30am EST
want to back away or take charge? with a degree in the field of healthcare or nursing from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to advance your career while making a difference in the lives of patients. let's get started at capella.edu. >>> 5:43 a.m. eastern time. that is the capitol. bill karins told me it's supposed to be snowing in d.c. >> hard to see. >> hard to see. small snow. really, really small or big picture. >> let's go over and get a check on the weather with nbc meteorologist bill karins. somewhat balmy. >> nothing to see this week. record highs. cold at the end of the week. tornadoes, ice this morning. no big deal. >> no big deal. no armageddon. >> this is crazy this week. let's start with this morning. the snows are moving into the baltimore area, washington, d.c., will go over to freezing rain. this mess will be into philadelphia during the peak of the rush hour and new york city as we go through the tail end of the rush hour. snowing pretty good central p.a. the pink near hagerstown, charlottesville, virginia. a lot of freezing rain reports out there. this
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 6:30pm EST
growth will come from the b2b-- avionics, healthcare. we are just scratching the surface in terms of technology application. we'll panasonic w manufacturing televisions? -- >> will panasonic still be manufacturing televisions? >> i think displays will still have the prominent place in home in communicating content and information. >> joe taylor, chairman and president of panasonic north america. this is "the communicators." "the communicators" is on --ation at ces last vegas 201 lsaas vegas 2013. more next week. >> on "newsmakers" senator chuck grassley talks about guns and immigration reform and other topics. sunday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. eastern here on c-span. now a panel of policy-makers examines how congress and l
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 3:00pm EST
catastrophic care how american healthcare killed my father and how to fix it. i think that there is -- when i think about health care i think of to challenges i think the conservatives have had on health care. the first is it tends to be little to criticize and critique the health care system because of the march and injured population and the response is than to say while the health care system is just fine. it's the best health care system the world. don't mess with it. don't change it. i think the second blind spot of conservatives in general the certainly in health care is the we tend to talk about policy, public policy philosophically or with charts and data and they are important, but a lot of times the way the liberals have one arguments is by talking about the single mother in oregon who doesn't have health insurance and what we need to do to help her or the child is born with cystic fibrosis and the child cannot get health insurance. these are real challenges in the system. there are other challenges for people injured that health coverage that are set up in the way that we think the
Comedy Central
Jan 28, 2013 6:55pm PST
healthcare. [ laughter ] the point is his speech was a swing and a miss not just for what he did say but for what he did not say. >> it was a very bizarre, disordered priority of what our national interests were. where was the debt? where was the deficit? where was the unemployment? where was the issue poverty in america, which has increased under his watch? where's the hopelessness? >> stephen: yeah, where was the hopelessness? [ laughter ] that's what the american public wants! [ laughter ] i mean, who could forget fdr's famous inaugrual when he proclaimed: "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself, and also a second depression, rampant starvation, and my gut's telling me europe's a tinderbox. ah, what's the point? we're all doomed! i can't walk! i can't walk!" [ laughter ] [cheers and applause] anyway, what are you going to do? we're looking at four more years of this guy, and thanks to obamacare, we might live to see it. [ laughter ] where did we go wrong? the republicans had everything going for them: a terrible economy, an unpopular incumbent, and a positive message for th
SFGTV2
Jan 29, 2013 8:00am PST
know, formally known as catholic healthcare west. we've changed our name about a month ago. we have been in the city about as long as did the government. about 1854. we represent a handful of organizations which are still in san francisco operating continually over 150 years to provide all of us service. in our case, its health care at st. francis and st. mary's hospital. our familiarity with the county and government starts from the very day that the sisters of mercy, who came over from ireland, got off on a clipper ship down by north beach. within a day, they got a knock on their door where they were staying. it was members of the san francisco board of supervisors who came to ask them to open san francisco general hospital, which they did. they ran it for four years until a very familiar thing happened, and that was the county board of supervisors had a dispute about how to pay health care bills. the sisters said we've had enough of that and went on to create st. mary's hospital. as you can see, very familiar with how the city works. even then, over 150 years. it is an important
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 3:00pm EST
exploding healthcare costs. >> that's right. >> paul: all right, when we comeca back, hillary clinton's swan song as she prepares to leave washington a look at her final performance and her future in politics. red lobster's 30 shrimp. wow, that's a lot of shrimp. [ male announcer ] it's red lobster's 30 shrimp! for $11.99 pair any two shrimp selections on one plate! like mango jalapeÑo shrimp and parmesan crunch shrimp. just $11.99. offer ends soon! i'm ryon stewart, and i sea food diffently. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? >> the fact is we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or because of guys out for a walk one night whot decided they would go kill some americans. what difference, at this point, does it make? caliber an oscar performance from outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton this week as she testified on capitol hill about the september 11th attack on n. benghazi that ki
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 12:10pm EST
capacity, number one in access of healthcare, number one in businesses owned by women, number one and medium income, and we are not done yet. [applause] as we emerge, as we emerge and we still have a long way to go, but as we emerge from the toughest economic times, the state of our state is strong and we are growing stronger still. [applause] none of this, none of this happened by chance. many of you have passed tough votes to make it happen. remember seven years ago? we started following the same math approach that created our federal deficits at the national level. democrats and republicans alike in this very chamber had voted to cut taxes for millionaires and to increase state spending without paying for either one. the result? $1.7 billion dollar deficit. that is how it works. it is failing to deliver results. underperforming schools, tuition hikes, rising in crime outside of baltimore. in 2007, together we started making that her choices. we cut spending growth, we had a penny to the sales tax to improve our children's education. we made our tax code more progressive and fair. w
CBS
Feb 1, 2013 7:00pm EST
healthcare, the budget fight and profit potential, as reforms take hold with former senator tom daschle and former health and human services chief donna shalala. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r." >> susie: february got off to an exuberant start here at the new york stock exchange today. the dow broke through the 14,000 level. it's the first time that's happened since before the financial crisis in 2007. traders say the recent rally in stocks could draw in more individual investors into the market. by the closing bell, the blue chips were up almost 150 points to 14,009. the nasdaq jumped 37 and the s&p added 15 points. one catalyst pushing stocks higher: decent data about jobs. american businesses added 157,000 jobs last month but the unemployment rate edged up to 7.9%. even though the january report was a bit disappointing, job growth in the previous two months was revised higher. suzanne pratt has more. >> reporter: stuck in neutral. that seems to be the best cliche for the u.s. job market, right now. the nation's unemployment rate has been lurking just around 8% for the last six m
FOX
Feb 2, 2013 10:30am PST
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FOX
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
issue of healthcare expansion. the new proposal lawmakers plan to make on monday and how it could impact your medical coverage. >> kind of surprising, because you don't really think of that happening around here. >> plus, a scare at a high school in lafayette. the warning school officials are sending to parents and the precaution the school is taking to keep kids safe. >> and a live look outside. wow, you heard rosemary talking about it. there it is. that is the sunol grade. pretty foggy out there, so foggy you can't see the roadway. if you're headed out the door in the next few minutes in the area, two hands on the wheel and drive very slow. 9:13, you're watching mornings on 2. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 10:30pm EST
their forecast for government healthcare costs. they haven't. if you look at both the government actuaries are now saying will happen about federal health care's ending, the problem is -- healthcare spending the problem is worse. you do not have to fix social security, the affordable care act will fix our spending problem. we fixed that areas they are now saying we haven't done it. so we have to do some unspecified health care reform. that is a problem. >> no one ever said we've never had to do anything about social security area where the description has always done is that the problems in social security are more manageable. it has a deficit if you look over the next 75 years. reasonably sensible changes that we could understand could dilip that area there is a lot -- you deal with that. people say we should deal with that. the affordable care act was never supposed to solve all of our entitlement programs. it was all a mixture of, we do have a problem that 40 million americans that don't have health insurance or access to healthcare, we want to to deal with that problem. the p
ABC
Feb 2, 2013 6:00am PST
insurer raising rates today by double digits before president obama's healthcare reforms take effect. there's a new effort to put an end to this insurance practice. >>> and it is groundhog day. will there be an early spring or long winter? long winter? we will tell youdays of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful but when i cook up some beef, ketchup, relish and cheese, cover it with crescent dough and pow! cheeseburger crescent casserole. double awesome. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let t
CNBC
Feb 1, 2013 1:00pm EST
? >> i tell you, 18 years in the senate, we tried desperately to do something with healthcare. we had a good bipartisan group. we met once a week. and the reality is, your congress people don't understand the situation. nobody understands the situation. so they have done this piecemeal stuff 37 we said, look, you can't let it go over 1% of gdp. can you go in there and find fat but no one will ever say that or you get ripped to shreds by the aarp and senior groups and everybody else. we were specific in what we said, about 400 billion -- trillion. 400 trillion we hammered around in there. all you have to know is that regardless of what you call it, it can't possibly work because you've got it take care of 3-year-old of the preexisting condition that may live to be 60. have you one person in america that weighs more than the other two. you have diabetes a and b. penn people doing drugs, boods and tobacco and aren't going into a wellness program. ten million a day turning 65. you have to have tort reform. try that one on an old trial lawyer. got to do something with docs, providers, hosp
CW
Jan 26, 2013 9:00pm CST
cost of living adjustments and sliding healthcare costs based on pension income... all of which is a hard sell in springfield... but would put the state back on better financial ground. illinois is a very good place and we can turn this place around. 28 but the first thing we need to do is fix this in a fair way, our public pensions.. in the loop, sean lewis, wgn news. >> with residential growth of the south loop over the years and more and more families... comes need of a school in the area. today... residents of the south loop heard about plans to build a new school. the british school and mccaffery interests want to build a for- profit school on land just north north of a mixed-use project at roosevelt road and wells street. british school with campuses in other cities... already has a school near halsted and eastman street in the clybourn corridor shopping district on chicago's north side. dozens of legal permanent residents who want to become u.s. citizens received help today with their applications. it was hosted by the new american's initiative. it brought together several org
Current
Jan 29, 2013 3:00am PST
? you're going to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> announcer: chatting with you live at billpressshow at current.com. >> bill: 33 minutes now after the hour on the "full court press." this tuesday morning january 29 welcome. good to see you. we're coming to you from our nation's capital. our studio on capitol hill in washington, d.c. brought to you today by the united steelworkers and their colorful outspoken international president. got a piece up on "huffington post" this morning about taxes and the aversion to paying taxes among americans. i'm talking about the one and only leo gerard. the united steelworkers. north america's largest industrial union representing over 1.2 million active and retired members. we find out more about their good work at their web site, usw.org. we recommend keeping up
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